Friday 27 October 1944
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Hahn and JA Jance.
The Woman in the Window, directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944
On TV people were watching Gillette Cavalcade of Sports.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1944 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- John Hahn: American baseball player, a Silver medal champion at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.
- JA Jance: American celebrated writer of mysteries and children's books.
- Jean Trillo: French rugby player, one of the best modern day centers of French rugby.
- J Jance: American author and poet.
- Iman J Van de Bosch: Belgian resistance fighter.
- Hertogenbosch and Tilburg freed from Nazi occupation
- Tito reaches free Belgrade
- World War II: German forces capture Banska Bystrica during Slovak National Uprising thus bringing it to an end.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1944 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Trolley Song - Pied Pipers
- Let's Sing A Song About Susie - Merry Macs
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